Cardinals farmhand Shane Robinson will likely be out for another month and a half as he recovers from a nasty collision suffered while playing for Class AAA Memphis.
He had surgery on his broken left hand Friday, according to the Redbirds, and he will have another procedure tomorrow to repair a broken orbital bone in his face.
Robinson, playing centerfield for Memphis collided with left fielder Andrew Brown at full speed while chasing a short fly ball April 16 in a game against the Iowa Cubs. Brown suffered a concussion in the collision. He made his first appearance since the incident Monday when we he walked in one plate appearance.
Hitting .400 in six games with Memphis before the injury, Robinson played for the big league Cardinals in 2009, hitting .240 with one double, one RBI and one stolen base in 25 at bats. Brown is hitting .313 in 10 games with the Redbirds.
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